Application Process

How to Apply

The PI has to complete an online application form, via the MathPrograms website: https://www.mathprograms.org/db/programs/480

The following documents have to be uploaded during the application process:

  • A short CV of the PI and a short CV of the International Partner,
  • A narrative Collaboration Proposal (not to exceed 3 pages) based on the already existing contacts between PI and International Partner. It must contain the following:

    • The proposal should describe their professional relationship, the research group the PI hopes to foster, the number of PhD and/or Master students they hope to support and a summary of their vision for the training of these students.
    • The research plan.
    • An itemized budget for the requested support.
    • The proposal should be signed by PI and International Partner.
  • A reference letter, from the International Partner supporting the application, to be uploaded by the International Partner on receipt of an email requesting him/her to do so.

Deadlines

GRAID assistantships will be awarded quarterly, and will take into account all the applications received since the last awarding decision; awards will be made as funding Permits.

 

Selection of the Graduate Research Assistants

STEP 1:The Principal Investigator and the International Partner- whose application has been approved by the GRAID Committee, will be invited to nominate PhD and/or Master students who are ready to pursue a full-time graduate research assistantship. Once the Principal Investigator and the International Partner have selected the graduate research assistants, they should submit the names and a short description for each of these assistants and also provide their short CVs which include the following information, among others: previous experience, degrees in mathematics, science and/or engineering, list of publications (if any). The nomination of women students is strongly encouraged.

STEP 2:The GRAID Committee will evaluate and select completed applications quarterly. The top ranked applications will be awarded graduate research assistantships, depending on availability of funds. The Committee decides on the amount of support for each Team, depending on the cost of living in the country of the Principal Investigator.

 

Requirements for Graduate Research Assistants

Candidates for graduate research assistantships need to be residents of the country of the university or research institution of the PI. There is no age limit. Assistantship candidates must be either pre-accepted to start or already enrolled be in a Master or PhD program in mathematics in the home university or research institution of the PI.

PI's who have graduate research assistants receiving support from the GRAID Program will be required to upload (to their MathPrograms GRAID account) an annual progress report for each student.

 

Payment of the Funds

Payment of funds will be done by American Mathematical Society directly to the bank account of each graduate research assistant every 6 months.